Do you agree with Mr. Coupland?
“…to create a happy ending for its own sake is no different than masturbation for of the brain.” p188 Generation A by Douglas Coupland
“Stories come form a part of you that only gets visited rarely – sometimes never at all. I think most people spend so much time trying to convince themselves that their lives are stories that the actual story-creating part of their brains (
or hearts?) hardens and dies. People forget that there are other ways of ordering the world.” p169 Generation A by Douglas Coupland
Sometimes it’s ‘safe’ not to say anything.
Sometimes I wish I could lock up my words to keep the ‘safe’…
Anyway so I’ve tried to make some time for reading because a new Douglas Coupland book has found it’s way to my bedside table!
So I will say goodnight with a quote from the book: “Generation A”:
“Terrorize, threaten and insult your own useless generation. Suddenly you’ve become a novel idea and you’ve got people wanting to join in. You’ve gained credibility form nothing. You’re the talk of the town. Develop this as a story you can sell.” -Malcolm McLaren